So today was a huge day for Disney fans everywhere, as the company finally gave us all the details about its new streaming service, Disney+, and it's just EPIC!!!
Okay, so the first things you're probably wondering are: When does Disney+ launch and how much is it? Well, it's officially launching on Nov. 12 and will cost $6.99 a month.
Now you're probably wondering: What is going to be on this?! Well, the answer is: SO, SO MUCH!!!
Everything from Disney movies and TV shows and Pixar movies to the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies and TV shows and even stuff from the newly acquired 20th Century Fox catalog!
Starting on day one you'll have access to all 13 of Disney's Signature Collection films, like The Little Mermaid, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin (all the stuff that's in "The Vault")!
As for Pixar, for the first year you'll have access to all the movies and the shorts!
And if you like Star Wars, the Force is definitely with you! The original Star Wars trilogy and prequel trilogy will be available starting on day one!!!
The first scripted live-action Star Wars series, The Mandalorian, will also begin airing at the time of the launch!
As for Marvel, not only are the films from the cinematic universe moving over to Disney+, but the streaming service will also launch with Captain Marvel on day one!!!!
Additionally, we'll be getting two new live-action series from Marvel, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (with Anthony Mackie returning as Falcon and Sebastian Stan reprising his role as Winter Soldier) and WandaVision (with Elizabeth Olsen returning as Wanda Maximoff and Paul Bettany reprising his role as the Vision)!
Disney didn't forget about people who grew up with the Disney Channel! Disney+ will be home to shows like Lizzie McGuire and That’s So Raven, as well 100 Disney Channel Original Movies!
Along with Disney+ launching with around nine original series, it will also launch with original movies, like the live-action Lady and the Tramp film (with the characters being voiced by Tessa Thompson and Justin Theroux)!
Also coming to Disney+? Jeff Goldblum, who is getting his own docuseries, The World According to Jeff Goldblum.
Now you're probably wondering: What about the 20th Century Fox stuff you mentioned earlier? Well, you'll have access to that film library as well, which includes movies like The Princess Bride and The Sound of Music (I know, along with Mary Poppins we'll get another classic Julie Andrew movie on the same streaming service!!!).
Other Fox properties coming to Disney+ are TV shows like the early-'00s classic Malcolm in the Middle...
...and The Simpsons!!!!!!!!!!! And all 30 seasons will be available to stream starting on the launch date!
According to Disney, during the first year of Disney+ you'll be able to rediscover more than 7,500 episodes and 500 films from its library!!!
So, I am pretty sure this is you right now after reading this:
I know there is a lot I didn't get to cover, but you can read more about Disney+ on Disney's Twitter!
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